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Table 10.2 - Types of Employees in Global Companies

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Training Issues Resulting From the

External Environment (cont.)

 G. Hofstede identified five dimensions of national culture:

 Individualism-collectivism

 Uncertainty avoidance

 Masculinity-femininity

 Power distance

 Time orientation



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Training Issues Resulting From the

External Environment (cont.)

 To be successful in overseas assignments, expatriates

need to be:

 Competent in their area of expertise.

 Able to communicate verbally and nonverbally in the

host country.

 Flexible, tolerant of ambiguity, emotionally stable,

outgoing and agreeable, and sensitive to cultural

differences.



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Training Issues Resulting From the

External Environment (cont.)

 To be successful in overseas assignments, expatriates

need to be:

 Motivated to succeed, able to enjoy the challenge of

working in other countries, and willing to learn about

the host country’s culture, language, and customs.

 Supported by their families.



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Training Issues Resulting From the

External Environment (cont.)

 Key to successful foreign assignment is a combination of

training and career management for employees and their

families.

 Foreign assignments involve three phases:

 Pre-departure phase

 On-site phase

 Repatriation phase



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Training Issues Resulting From the

External Environment (cont.)

 Pre-departure phase

 Employees need to receive language training and an

orientation in the new country’s culture and customs;

the family should be included in the orientation.

 Expatriates and their families need information about

the various facilities in the area where they will live.

 Employees must discuss with their managers how the

foreign assignment fits into their career plans and what

type of position they can expect upon return.



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Figure 10.2 - Relationship Between

Training Methods and Training Rigor



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Training Issues Resulting From the

External Environment (cont.)

 On-site phase

 Training involves continued orientation to the host

country and its customs and cultures through formal

programs or through a mentoring relationship.

 Expatriates and their families may be paired with a

mentor from the host country who helps them

understand the new, unfamiliar work environment and

community.



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